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Does the pagefile.sys clear after a reboot in Windows 2008 r2?
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By default no the page file does not get cleared.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314834
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Is it a good idea to clear it on a win2k8r2 server?
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You can clear the pagefile for security purposes those are the only benefits.

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/157323-virtual-memory-paging-file-clear-shutdown.html

You can set a GPO to clear as well but I usually do reg fix but GPO can handle as well
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Why a B? I answered the question.
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